Robert Leonard Moore

September 7, 1942 - April 20, 2021

Robert Leonard Moore, 78, of Bassett, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at his home. He was born September 7, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Leonard Moore and Virginia Dare Moore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Laura Annie Cockram Moore, and a son, Ronald Moore.

He had been employed by Fieldcrest Mills for 35 years and a member of Rocky Mount Seventh Day Adventist Church. He supported several charitable organizations, loved ham radio, enjoyed nature and hiking. He was a fan of the Baltimore Colts and Baltimore Orioles. He loved gospel, bluegrass and classical music.

Mr. Moore is survived by his daughter, Sharon Moore (Curtis Metzger); son, James Moore (wife, Aaron); grandchildren, Timothy James Moore, Sarah Moore, Cole Coffey, Delia Jordan, and Annie Caitlyn Moore; and his granddogs, Jelly Bean and Popcorn.

Services will be private.
Wright Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at